Marie Brenner is an American author, investigative journalist and writer-at-large for Vanity Fair. She has also written for New York magazine, The New Yorker and the Boston Herald, and has taught at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Her Vanity Fair article on tobacco insider Jeffrey Wigand, ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’, inspired the 1999 movie The Insider, starring Russell Crowe and Al Pacino. A Private War with Rosamund Pike as legendary war correspondent Marie Colvin was adapted from Brenner’s Marie Colvin’s Private War. Brenner has as well produced the documentary Where’s My Roy Cohn? Which was released in September 2019.